Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

WELCOME TO AVID Mrs. Kavanagh, AVID Instructor.

Similar presentations

Presentation on theme: "WELCOME TO AVID Mrs. Kavanagh, AVID Instructor."— Presentation transcript:

1 WELCOME TO AVID Mrs. Kavanagh, AVID Instructor

2 “I don’t need to do my best in AVID
“I don’t need to do my best in AVID. I’ll get an “A” without even trying!”

3 What does AVID stand for?
Advancement Via Individual Determination [L. avidus]: eager for knowledge

4 Topics in AVID Research Skills/Papers Organization Time Management
Money Management College Readiness Tutorials College Exploration Career Exploration The Process of Getting a Job Study Skills Guidance Lessons Research Skills/Papers Public Speaking Cornell Notes Philosophical Chairs Socratic Seminars Scholarship Research Goal Setting Mission Statements Self Discovery & Reflection Tips for Success Binder Checks

5 The Mission of AVID “AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.”

6 AVID Student Profile Average to high test scores 2.0 – 3.5 GPA
College potential with support Desire Determination

7 A remedial class Study hall
What AVID is NOT A remedial class Study hall

8 Students must meet at least one criteria below:
1st to attend college Historically underserved in college Low income Special circumstance

9 Sample Week in AVID Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri AVID Skills for Success
College & Careers Tutorials Binder Check Presentations AVID Skills for Success Teambuilding

10 Tutorials

11 Cornell Notes

12 Purpose of AVID Tutorials
Create deeper understanding of core curriculum Develop academic skills Reflective learning Encourage leadership skills

13 Students remember… 10% 20% 30% 50% 70% 80% 90% Of what they READ
Of what they HEAR Of what they SEE Of what they SEE, HEAR, and SAY Of what they DISCUSS Of what they DO Of what they SAY as they DO something

14 Academic Rigor “Rigorous curriculum is a greater factor in determining college graduation rates than class standing, standardized test scores, or grade point average.” - Clifford Adelman

15 AVID increases the # of Low income students in college
Minorities in college Students graduating from college

16 AVID Graduates 97% plan to attend college
66% will enroll in a four-year university 31% will enroll in a two-year college 78% of AVID students are accepted to four-year universities 83% of their parents have less than a four-year degree

17 Completion of Four-Year College Entrance Requirements
76% of all graduating seniors DO NOT meet university requirements 89% of AVID students meet university requirements! Only 34% of students in the United States complete university requirements

18 Why AVID works Rigorous curriculum Support Creates a team
Provides students with the “hidden curriculum”

19 Grading Binder Check Tutorial
Projects, Classwork and homework, Community Service Portfolio

20 Expectations Students are expected to demonstrate maturity, responsibility, and respect for others. Anything that interferes with learning, including, but not limited to cell phones, music players, makeup, and food, will be confiscated. Students will participate in college entrance exams such as the PSAT, PLAN, and SAT.

21 Expectations Hats should be removed when entering the room.
Gum, food, and drink are not allowed in class. Cells phones need to be silenced and put away during class time.

22 Late work & Extra Credit
Late work will not be accepted. All homework/projects assigned are due at the beginning of the class period. Extra credit is rarely offered in AVID if at all.

23 AVID Website

Download ppt "WELCOME TO AVID Mrs. Kavanagh, AVID Instructor."

Similar presentations

Ads by Google